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 North Carolina Biosciences Organization

The North Carolina Biosciences Organization (NCBIO) is the trade association for North Carolina’s life science community.  As a statewide nonprofit advocacy organization, NCBIO works with federal, state and local officials to improve North Carolina’s attractiveness as a location for life science discovery, innovation and commercialization.


NCBIO also provides a variety of membership benefits designed to directly support the growth of its member companies and institutions, which are part of the nation’s third largest state biotechnology cluster.  NCBIO's members include companies and institutions from all sectors of North Carolina’s life science industry.

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 What's New

NCBIO Members will hear from leaders of companies with recent IPOs talk about the journey that brought them to an initial public offering.  The early fundraising, the milestones, the bumps in the road, etc. will be the topics of the next NCBIO Life Science Forum on May 1st, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm at the NC Biotechnology Center.  Confirmed speakers are Jeff Abbey, CEO of Argos Therapeutics and Jeff Wolf, CEO of Heat Biologics.  Attendance is free for NCBIO members. Buffet lunch will be provided. Seating is limited, please be sure to RSVP to Ryan Le by April 28th.  NCBIO thanks our sponsors for this event Ernst & YoungIntersouth Partners, and Jenkins Wilson Taylor & Hunt.

 Group Purchasing

NCBIO co-sponsors with its national trade association, the Biotechnology Industry Organization, the BIO/NCBIO Business Solutions Program. This group purchasing program provides members substantial discounts and special benefits on products, equipment and services such as laboratory supplies, insurance, office supplies and more. Through strategic partnerships with industry-leading suppliers, members get not only savings but also experience and expertise on business operations.  For more information see our BIO Business Solutions Discount Purchasing page.


 Upcoming Events

22-Apr-14 ImmunoReagents Ribbon Cutting Cermony  (Link)
28-Apr-14 BioNetwork: Medical Device Current Good Manufacturing Practices  (Link)
29-Apr-14 Wake Forest Innovations & New Venture Incubator: Frameworks Event 
30-Apr-14 NCBIO & Sharevault Web Conference: Using ShareVault to Securely Share Confidential Information with External Parties  (Link)
01-May-14 NCBIO Life Science Forum: Journey to the IPO 
01-May-14 Digital Benefits: Private Marketplace Exchange Discussion  (Link)
08-May-14 Duke University’s Fifth Annual Informatics Conference: “Clinical Innovation in an EHR Environment”  (Link)
10-May-14 2014 Walk to Cure Arthritis Triangle  (Link)
14-May-14 MDMA 2014 Annual Meeting  (Link)
15-May-14 Digital Benefits: Private Marketplace Exchange Discussion  (Link)
19-May-14 Hands-on Viral Vaccine Manufacture  (Link)
20-May-14 Ag Biotech Entrepreneurial Showcase 2014  (Link)
20-May-14 NCBIO Legislative Reception  
21-May-14 QuickSTAT Life Sciences Transportation Seminar- NC  (Link)
08-Jul-14 cGMP Biomanufacturing Operations  (Link)
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